1. Actor Riz Ahmed leads bid to change way Muslims seen in movies  Al Jazeera English
  2. Oscar-nominated actor Riz Ahmed leads bid to change way Muslims seen in movies  CNA
  3. Muslims are underrepresented in films, study finds. 'The data doesn't lie,' actor Riz Ahmed says.  NBC News
  4. Riz Ahmed joins call for greater Muslim inclusion as film study reveals “dangerous stereotypes"  Screen International
  5. Riz Ahmed, Pillars Fund, USC Annenberg & Ford Foundation Unveil the Blueprint for Muslim Inclusion (EXCLUSIVE)  Variety
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Fellowships for young Muslim artists to be decided by committee including actors Mahershala Ali and Ramy Youssef.Fellowships for young Muslim artists to be decided by committee including actors Mahershala Ali and Ramy Youssef.

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He highlighted the importance of funding and mentoring for Muslim storytellers early in their careers.He highlighted the importance of funding and mentoring for Muslim storytellers early in their careers.

Riz Ahmed leads bid to change way Muslims seen in movies - Celebrity - Images

Muslim characters were almost entirely absent from 200 top-grossing movies in recent years, according to a study from the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative at USC."The representation of Muslims on screen feeds the policies that get enacted, the people that get killed, the countries that get invaded,” the Oscar-nominated star said.

Muslims are underrepresented in films, study finds. 'The data doesn't lie,' actor Riz Ahmed says.

Report found no Muslim speaking characters in 181 of sample 200 films in US, UK, Australia, New Zealand.Report found no Muslim speaking characters in 181 of sample 200 films in US, UK, Australia, New Zealand.

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A new study found that Muslims were scarcely underrepresented in movies across the globe and were stereotyped when they were onscreen.A new study found that Muslims were scarcely underrepresented in movies across the globe and were stereotyped when they were onscreen.

Muslims underrepresented and stereotyped in movies, new study shows

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Powered by USC Annenberg's new representation study, the coalition unveiled the Blueprint for Muslim Inclusion & a $25,000 fellowship grant.Powered by USC Annenberg's new representation study, the coalition unveiled the Blueprint for Muslim Inclusion & a $25,000 fellowship grant.

Riz Ahmed, Pillars Fund Announce Muslim Inclusion Initiative - Variety

Oscar-nominated actor Riz Ahmed leads bid to change way Muslims seen in movies

Actor Riz Ahmed, who has spoken candidly about Muslim representation on screen, said he hopes the report ignites change.Actor Riz Ahmed, who has spoken candidly about Muslim representation on screen, said he hopes the report ignites change.

Fewer Than 2% Of Movie Characters Are Muslim, Report Finds | HuffPost

Hollywood has largely erased Muslims from our screens, but when they appear the same violent tropes are used. Riz Ahmed wants to change that.Hollywood has largely erased Muslims from our screens, but when they appear the same violent tropes are used. Riz Ahmed wants to change that.

Riz Ahmed on violent representation of Muslims in Hollywood - Los Angeles Times

The report, produced in collaboration with the Ford Foundation and Pillars Fund, comes with a blueprint to address its findings.The report, produced in collaboration with the Ford Foundation and Pillars Fund, comes with a blueprint to address its findings.

Riz Ahmed-Backed Study on Muslims in Movies Tells a Troubling Tale | IndieWire

Muslim characters spoke in less than 2% of 200 of recent popular films -- and were typically shown as violent or victims of violence, a new study found.Muslim characters spoke in less than 2% of 200 of recent popular films -- and were typically shown as violent or victims of violence, a new study found.

Study: Muslim Characters Spoke in Less Than 2% of Recent Films

Pillars Fund in partnership with Riz Ahmed and Left Handed Films, announced a new fellowship to increase muslim representation in film.Pillars Fund in partnership with Riz Ahmed and Left Handed Films, announced a new fellowship to increase muslim representation in film.

Riz Ahmed on Muslim Representation in Film and Creating Opportunities for Muslim Storytellers | Entertainment Tonight

To help amplify Muslim talent on screen, Riz Ahmed has teamed with Pillars Fund, a Chicago-based advocacy group, and the Ford Foundation to create $25,000 fellowships for Muslim storytellers. The group also commissioned a study that was released Thursday by Dr. Stacy L. Smith and the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative to highlight the marginalization of Muslims in Hollywood.To help amplify Muslim talent on screen, Riz Ahmed has teamed with Pillars Fund, a Chicago-based advocacy group, and the Ford Foundation to create $25,000 fellowships for Muslim storytellers. The group also commissioned a study that was released Thursday by Dr. Stacy L. Smith and the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative to highlight the marginalization of Muslims in Hollywood.

Riz Ahmed-Backed Study Finds Severe Lack of Muslim Portrayal in Film – The Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood has largely erased Muslims from our screens, but when they appear the same violent tropes are used. Riz Ahmed wants to change that.Hollywood has largely erased Muslims from our screens, but when they appear the same violent tropes are used. Riz Ahmed wants to change that.

Riz Ahmed wants to end Hollywood's misrepresentation of Muslims. Here's how